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A detached 4 bedroom Georgian property with substantial stone outbuildings all set in a highly convenient yet private position in the centre of Callington.
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This property is an extremely charming 4 bedroom detached Georgian former Wool Merchants house which is bordered by a lovely stone wall giving it a high degree of privacy in this central Callington location. The property has been in our clients ownership for more than 30 years and therefore provides a rare opportunity to purchase one of Callington's prestige homes. In need of modernising this fabulous property has meaningful stature in the community and not only has been a wonderful home for the current owners but also with substantial barns to the rear has been a successful business location for them. The barns have amazing potential for many uses due to their size such as conversion for accommodation (subject to permissions), studios, workshops and much more.
The main house entrance porch leads to the geometric patterned tiles synonymous with properties of this period with the Dining room located on your left with a Minster Stone fire place and stone surround. Multi paned sash windows look out on the front garden and allow plenty of light to stream into this room. The sitting room is dual aspect and is ideal in size for its purpose and also has delightful views over the private garden though its sash windows and French door to the garden. The character features continue through into the Breakfast room with large flagstone flooring, inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove set in the red brick and stone wall and granite lintel over. Adjacent to the Breakfast room is the original kitchen with a range of free standing storage units and rear door that leads to a covered area and access to outbuildings to the rear. Completing the ground floor is the useful office/study and the downstairs Cloakroom and WC.
Rising to the first floor you are greeted by a generous landing with all four bedrooms and family bathroom. All four bedrooms are good sizes with bedroom 1 & 2 having a southerly aspect and therefore bright and airy with bedroom 3 & 4 also double bedrooms and having the benefit of the elevated rural views to the rear. The Attic has been converted to a copious space that could be used in many ways.
Externally there are extensive barns measuring in excess of 70'. The ground floor of the barns in made of multiple sections all with separate access and the first floor one long open room as mentioned over 70 ' in length. The potential is comprehensive for a multitude of uses for both commercial and or residential use (subject to consents) which could serve as convenient space for the buyer or certainly increasing in value. There is driveway parking for multiple vehicles along with a garage incorporated at the start of the barn. Gardens are a true delight that wrap around the house which are level and mostly laid to lawn and are bordered by a high stone wall which offers a high degree of privacy. Various plantings of trees and shrubs are throughout the garden along with a useful greenhouse. In all this is a tremendous property with immense potential for those discerning buyers looking for a special period property that they can bring back to former glory.
Callington is a busy market town in southeast Cornwall between Dartmoor to the east and Bodmin Moor to the west and is also the home of Ginsters Cornish Pasties. Callington is conveniently located at about 7 miles north of Saltash providing good links via the Tamar Bridge to Plymouth and 9 miles south of the ancient Cornish capital and popular market town of Launceston.
Plymouth is within easy reach via the A388 (approx. 26 miles) whilst the A30 trunk road offers good access west to Truro (approx. 47 miles) and east to Exeter (approx. 41 miles). The nearest mainline train stations can be found at Liskeard which gives direct access to London Paddington Station and is approximately 9 miles away.
Both the North and South Coasts are easily accessible from Callington. There are numerous beaches and towns including on the North Coast such as Bude, Widemouth Bay and Crackington Haven. The South Coast is arguably even easier to access with popular towns and villages Downderry, Seaton, Looe and Polperro. Both areas offer numerous restaurants and public houses with fantastic settings alongside footpaths enjoying the panoramic views of the coastline and sea.
The following services are available Mains electricity, mains water supply, mains drainage, gas central heating and telephone connection although we have not verified this.